9 Hot Summer Travel Trends for 2019

July 24, 2019

As we hit the heart of summer, what should travel and hospitality brands be thinking about? Which domestic and international spots are people heading to this year? How are vacationers getting to their destinations? Is spend on the rise? How are digital devices changing the travel experience?To find out, we studied recent data from a range of different sources. Check out MDG Advertising’s latest infographic, 9 Hot Summer Travel Trends for 2019, to see what we discovered.

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Travel Impressions

Founded in 1974, Travel Impressions is one of the nation's largest leisure tour operators, offering FIT vacations to over 200 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America, China, Europe, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, the Islands of Tahiti, Canada, the Continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii. The extensive global portfolio features more than 1,850 resorts, hotels and 1,500 luxury villas, as well as Dedicated Vacation Flights from 20+ national gateways, scheduled air, escorted tours, and excursions. Travel Impressions has received multiple industry awards for outstanding customer service, overall operations, technology, most knowledgeable reservations staff, and leading marketing materials and programs – all dedicated to better serving travel agents and their clients.

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Make bold moves with intelligent travel operations

Infographic | September 5, 2021

Travelers are returning. But their behaviors, expectations and values are very different. Travel companies no longer have the luxury of keeping enterprise operations as they have been for years. Imagine if every member of your team had both customer and operations data at their fingertips to transform the customer experience without adding any additional cost? That future is coming. To make bold moves and drive improvements—at the right cost, travel players need to improve their operations to become future-ready.

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Covid-19 travel restrictions from third countries

Infographic | August 6, 2021

EU Countries have agreed on a common approach to temporary restrictions on travel into EU and the possible lifting of such restrictions. Essential Travellers should always be allowed to travel inti the EU, independently of where they come from. All Persons who are travelling from any third country for an essential or non essential reason should have tested negative in a PCR test taken at the earliest 72 hours before.

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4 Technologies Travel Agencies should invest in 2020

Infographic | January 23, 2020

The travel industry is evolving rapidly, and it's crucial for travel firms to adopt new technologies to keep up. Below are some of the top technologies travel agencies should invest in 2020 to remain competitive in the marketplace.

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European Tourism: Trends & Prospects

Infographic | May 24, 2021

Lockdowns have persisted into 2021 as COVID-19 infection rates surge in some countries despite the vaccination rollout. Prospects for the summer season are mixed. While Europe works to overcome hurdles relating to vaccine side effects and supply shortages, innoculation programmes are still expected to accelerate over the summer, bringing down COVID-19 cases and raising hopes of easing restrictions.

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Small Numbers Of Frequent Flyers Dominate Air Travel

Infographic | April 11, 2021

New research by climate campaign group Possible, which was published by the BBC, has found that a small number of frequent flyers dominated air travel before the pandemic with the vast majority only traveling domestically. In the United States for example, just 12 perent of people take 66 percent of all flights. That trend is also evident in other developed countries such as the United Kingdom where 15 percent of people take 70 percent of flights. Calls are growing from environmental groups for the implementation of a Frequent Flyer Levy which is a tax that increases the more a person flies each year.

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Flexibility. It’s always the best way forward.

Infographic | July 16, 2021

A checklist for navigating global T&E challenges. Is your travel and expense program reinforcing or restricting your overall adaptability? Ask yourself these questions to see if your solution is the best way to take your company where you want to go.

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Spotlight

Travel Impressions

Founded in 1974, Travel Impressions is one of the nation's largest leisure tour operators, offering FIT vacations to over 200 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America, China, Europe, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, the Islands of Tahiti, Canada, the Continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii. The extensive global portfolio features more than 1,850 resorts, hotels and 1,500 luxury villas, as well as Dedicated Vacation Flights from 20+ national gateways, scheduled air, escorted tours, and excursions. Travel Impressions has received multiple industry awards for outstanding customer service, overall operations, technology, most knowledgeable reservations staff, and leading marketing materials and programs – all dedicated to better serving travel agents and their clients.

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